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NFL power rankings 2014: The Chiefs are better than these teams, worse than these teams

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The Kansas City Chiefs in NFL power rankings, Week 8.

Stephen Dunn

I decided to do my own version of NFL power rankings as we enter Week 8. I grouped all the NFL teams based on whether they were better, similar to or worse than the Chiefs. I haven't watched every team's game this year so obviously some of these will be out of whack as all power rankings are (thus the reason people get so angry about them -- there is no right answer!).

I have eight teams who I say are better than the Chiefs based on what they've done through the first seven weeks of the season. The disagreements you'll have here probably include the Seahawks, who just lost to the Rams, and the Broncos and 49ers, both of whom the Chiefs had a shot to beat late in their game.

There are another nine teams who are similar to the Chiefs. The Chiefs destroyed the Patriots but it's clear now the Patriots aren't that bad. The Panthers and Saints are only 3-3-1 and 2-4 respectively so I wasn't sure if they merited a spot here or not.

The rest of the teams I feel the Chiefs are better than. You'll notice I list the Titans, who beat the Chiefs in Week 1. It's clear that the Chiefs are nowhere near as bad as the team that lost by 16 to Tennessee at home.

Rather than disagree with all of this, list our your top 1-2 issues with this list. Note that there is no particular order within each group.

Better than the Chiefs

Colts
Broncos
Cowboys
Eagles
Cardinals
49ers
Seahawks
Packers

Similar to the Chiefs

Patriots
Bills
Ravens
Bengals
Steelers
Chargers
Lions
Bears
Panthers
Saints

Below the Chiefs

Dolphins
Jets
Browns
Texans
Titans 
Jaguars
Raiders
Giants
Redskins
Vikings
Falcons
Buccaneers
Rams